Sampling at coastal beaches will begin May 27th. Sampling at freshwater beaches will being June 16th.
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Cyanobacteria Lake Warnings
Lakes without designated beaches or areas of a lake away from a designated beach are issued cyanobacteria lake warnings when a large algae bloom is observed. Lakes with cyanobacteria warnings are re-inspected weekly.
|Start Date of Warning||Description of Warning||Current Warning
|08/12/2014||SHOWELL POND, SANDOWN --CYANOBACTERIA WARNING: A possible toxin-producing cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) bloom has been spotted appearing as green, cloudy water throughout the pond. Please be advised conditions can change and bloom conditions may appear elsewhere on the pond. Pond users should avoid contact with the water in areas experiencing cyanobacteria bloom conditions and keep pets out. ||Y